Louis Ahulau
Feb. 29, 2004
Louis Ahulau, 73, of Hilo, formerly of Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands, a Raytheon Technical Services industrial mechanic engineering personnel on Meck Island, died at home. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by sons Francisco, Lino K. and Dale R. San Jose, and Glennon and Baron Ahulau; daughter Patty-Shawn Ahulau-Kahaloa; brother Olivar; sister Pauline Chow; 19 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Cremation to follow. Casual or aloha attire. No flowers.

William Joseph Bolger
Feb. 18, 2004
William Joseph "Bill" Bolger, 66, of Maili, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Shop 627 electrician, died in St. Francis-West Hospice. He was born in New York City. He is survived by wife Shirley Yu Bolger, daughters Kathy Bolger-Hahn and Lee Ann Yuen, and two grandchildren. Private services.

Santiago Madriaga Bolosan
Feb. 24, 2004
Santiago Madriaga Bolosan, 78, of Kihei, Maui, a Suda Store maintenance worker, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in the Philippines. He is survived by wife Feliciana; children Leon, Magdaleno Jr., Romeo, Oscar, Linda, Eugenio and Emmanuel Bolosan, Ligaya Dela Cruz and Emely Ramones; 23 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Monday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Call after 6 p.m. Additional services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Call after 9 a.m. Burial: 10:30 a.m. at Maui Memorial Park. A luncheon will follow at the mortuary from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

Eleanor L. Brodsky
Feb. 23, 2004
Eleanor L. "Elly" Brodsky, 91, of Honolulu, an artist and occupational therapist, died. She was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is survived by daughter Trina A., sister Elizabeth Fitch, brother Robert Conkey and three grandchildren. Services pending. Donations suggested to the Contemporary Museum in Honolulu.

Horace Capri
March 4, 2004
Horace "Jack" Capri, 55, of Makakilo, an NDT Level 3 technician, died in Ewa Beach. He was born in Philadelphia. He is survived by wife Anna, sons Anthony and Vincent, stepsons Shawn and Michael Schaffer, sister Rita Donlan, several stepbrothers and six grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at 92-753 Nohopaa St. in Makakilo. Casual attire.

Velma K. Caycayon
March 4, 2004
Velma K. Caycayon, 68, of Hanamaulu, Kauai, a retail salesclerk, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by husband Patricio; sons Gerald and Roger Ganaban and Patrick "Skip" and Jerry "Sonny" Caycayon; daughters Linda Miles, Ruth and Patricia Caycayon, and Ardella Arrington; father Jacob P. Kaleikini Sr.; siblings Alfred Franco, Emma Ernestburg, Jacob P. Kaleikini Jr., Kuuipoaloha Hurst, Violet Hawkins, James Young and Hope Kaleikini; 22 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lihue. Call after 9 a.m. Burial to follow at Veterans Cemetery in Hanapepe. Casual attire.

Patricia Anne Deacon
Feb. 21, 2004
Patricia Anne Deacon, 66, of Honolulu, died in Honolulu. She was born in Manhattan Beach, Calif. She is survived by husband Lawrence Muttick; sons Robert and Jeffrey; sisters Diane Semple, Mary Jane Coleman and Dolores Velice; brother David Semple; and two grandchildren. A celebration of life will be held 2 p.m. today at Hawaiian Yacht Club. Boats will depart at 4 p.m. Donations suggested to St. Francis Hospice.

Thomas Kanji Egami
March 2, 2004
Thomas Kanji Egami, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Amfac glazier, died in Kuakini Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Dorothy K., son Michael T., daughter Nadine J. Oda, brother Masao Egami and two grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Nuuanu Mortuary, east chapel. Casual attire. No flowers.

Kenneth Saburo Imai
March 1, 2004
Kenneth Saburo Imai, 66, of Hilo, a retired mason, died in Hilo Medical Center. He was born in Hilo. He is survived by wife Asucena "Sue"; sons Keith, Ken, Kelly, Kirby and Kirk; stepsons Sheldon, Shayne and Shannon Kamahele; brothers Kiyoto, Larry, James and Harry; sister Maude Nakao; and 13 grandchildren. Services: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Dodo Mortuary, Hilo. Call after 6 p.m. A visitation will also be held from 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary. Cremation to follow. Casual attire.

Clement Mananui Kaopua
March 2, 2004
Clement Mananui Kaopua, 69, of Waipahu, a painting contractor, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Genie; sons Michael and Jason; daughters Ann and Kehau; sisters Jackie Miguel, Dolly Kaneshiro and Theresa Henderson; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Resurrection of the Lord Catholic Church, 94-1260 Lumikula St., Waipahu.

Donald William Knutson
Feb. 17, 2004
Donald William Knutson, 76, of Mililani, a pharmacist and Hawaii Center for Independent Living social worker, died at home. He was born in Madison, S.D. He is survived by sons Michael, Paul, Joel and Foster; brothers Robert Jr. and Stephen; sisters Roberta Davidson, Marjorie Becker and Alice and Ann Knutson; companion Earl Alferes; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A memorial gathering will take place 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Punchbowl.

Frances Marie Leix
Feb. 25, 2004
Frances Marie Leix, 85, of Kailua-Kona, a retired registered nurse, died in Kona Community Hospital. She was born in Pennsylvania. She is survived by daughters Frances Swick and Kathleen and Mary Louise Leix, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. No services.

Winnie Such Shih Lo
March 3, 2004
Winnie Such Shih Lo, 86, of Honolulu, a retired Mun Lun Chinese School teacher, died in Honolulu. She was born in Canton, China. She is survived by sister Such Yan Lee and brothers Chris and Dr. Reginald. Private services. Scattering of ashes at a later date.

Takashi Matsuyama
Feb. 21, 2004
Takashi "Bobby" Matsuyama, 67, of Kaneohe, a retired state Department of Education administrator, died in Straub Clinic & Hospital. He was born in Olaa, Hawaii. He is survived by wife Merle M.; daughters Lorie Javier, Leanne Nierman and Leinette Matsuyama; mother Tsuma; and sisters Michie Takemoto and Kazuko Lee. Services: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Call after 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

Sydney Wilfred Meyer
March 2, 2004
Sydney Wilfred Meyer, 84, of Mililani, died in Mililani. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by daughters Donna L. Meyer and Lillian G. Almeida, six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Mass: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Call after 9 a.m. Inurnment: 10:30 a.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. No flowers.

Annie K.L. Oda
Feb. 28, 2004
Annie K.L. Oda, 83, of Honolulu, a retired Liberty House salesclerk, died in Honolulu. She was born in Hawaii. She is survived by husband Warren; son Robert; daughters Kathleen Gerber, Susan Becker and Linda Oda; sister Darleen Dyer; brother Duke Gum; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Services: 6 p.m. Thursday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Private inurnment at a later date. Aloha attire. No flowers.

Ernest Haruichi Yahata
March 3, 2004
Ernest Haruichi Yahata, 61, of Haina, Honokaa, Hawaii, a mechanic for the former Hamakua Sugar Co., bus driver for the former V. Bragado Bus Service, Ted's Garage gas attendant and Ready Management Team security guard, died at home. He was also a former member of the Hawaii Army National Guard. He was born in Kapulena, Honokaa, Hawaii. He is survived by companion Anna Corpus, son Patrick Elisaga, hanai daughter Annalee Muranaka, brothers Taichi and Mitsuo Yahata, sisters Asako Teves and Miyako Tanabe, and five grandchildren. No services.

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